Adèle

Ad le From the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny her prizewinning novel about a sex addicted woman in Paris She wants only one thing to be wanted Ad le appears to have the perfect lif
  • Title: Adèle
  • Author: Leïla Slimani
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • Adèle
    From the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny, her prizewinning novel about a sex addicted woman in Paris She wants only one thing to be wanted Ad le appears to have the perfect life She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son But underneath the surface, she is bored and consumed by an in From the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny, her prizewinning novel about a sex addicted woman in Paris She wants only one thing to be wanted Ad le appears to have the perfect life She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son But underneath the surface, she is bored and consumed by an insatiable need for sex.Driven less by pleasure than compulsion, Ad le organizes her day around her extramarital affairs, arriving late to work and lying to her husband about where she s been, until she becomes ensnared in a trap of her own making Suspenseful, erotic, and electrically charged, Ad le is a captivating exploration of addiction, sexuality, and one woman s quest to feel alive Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 216 pages Published January 15th 2019 by Penguin Books first published August 28th 2014 More Details Original Title Dans le jardin de l ogre ISBN 0143132180 ISBN13 9780143132189 Edition Language English Other Editions 26 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book Ad le by Le la Slimani, Sam Taylor Translator Release date Jan 15, 2019 Enter to win a copy of Ad le by Leila Slimani From the bestselling aut
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    About " Leïla Slimani "

  • Leïla Slimani

    Le la Slimani is a French writer and journalist of Moroccan ancestry In 2016 she was awarded the Prix Goncourt for her novel Chanson douce.Slimani was born in Rabat, Morocco and studied later political science and media studies in Paris After that she temporarily considered a career as an actress and began to work as a journalist for the magazine Jeune Afrique In 2014 she published her first no Le la Slimani is a French writer and journalist of Moroccan ancestry In 2016 she was awarded the Prix Goncourt for her novel Chanson douce.Slimani was born in Rabat, Morocco and studied later political science and media studies in Paris After that she temporarily considered a career as an actress and began to work as a journalist for the magazine Jeune Afrique In 2014 she published her first novel Dans le jardin de l ogre, which two years later was followed by the psychological thriller Chanson douce The latter quickly turned into a bestseller with over 450,000 copies printed within a year even before the book was awarded the Prix Goncourt

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  • Female sexuality is often associated with lasciviousness and motherhood than with perversion This is unexplored territory Explaining why she chose female sexual addiction as a subject for her debut novel, Le la Slimani, the French Moroccan author of the Prix Goncourt winning novel Chanson douce translated into English as The Perfect Nanny Lullaby asserted it was the DSK affair and her bewilderment on how such a strong sexual drive can manage to bring someone down, that inspired her to [...]


  • It s been a long time since a book has left me bereft of words For reasons unknown to me, I was immediately drawn to this book from the moment I read the synopsis and as soon as I downloaded it I abandoned the book I was previously reading, hell, I abandoned my life, and found myself immersed in this book, finishing it in one sitting Ad le is, seemingly, the contented wife of a surgeon, raising a son that she adores while excelling at her job as a journalist Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, could It [...]


  • Slimani claims she wrote this novel after being inspired by the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal, wanting, she said, to look at the phenomenon of sex addiction through a female perspective I m not sure I believe her And even if I did, I m not sure that would be a useful lens through which to examine this book for one thing, I doubt whether Strauss Kahn was really a sex addict, rather than just a sleazy politician comfortable with abusing his power and for another thing, I think in the DSK case Sli [...]


  • Oh me, oh my What did I just read This is a story about a young Parisian woman married to her surgeon husband with whom she has a young son She is a successful journalist and her life appears to be perfect to anyone that may cast a glance her way, however, there is something stirring within Adele that she is unable to resist Adele suffers from sex addiction which she keeps hidden away from everyone except her very best friend, Lauren, who is growing weary with covering up for Adele s infide Oh m [...]


  • Rating Disjointedness 1 star Background insights lacking the what, the why, the how, the what for 1 star Seriously No one ever noticed anything Ouch And she never got any illnesses Not even some mild gonorrhea case 1 star While this is an interesting vignette of a nymphomaniac being her sex addicted self, it s not engaging or giving enough background or even an interconnected plot We got a male parade, which is a chore to read, which is probably the way it was intended to be Rating Disjointednes [...]


  • Strangely disturbing read It deals with sex but it s not a porn though it s no use to seek erotic tension either The main protagonist, Adele, is a young woman Rather unfulfilled journalist, mother of little Lucien and devoted wife to her husband, Richard This is her face she shows to the world Adele is addicted to sex Hotel rooms, stairwells, back alleys, restrooms The dirtier and uglier places the better to get what her body wants The young, the old, handsome or revolting, stranger or n Strange [...]


  • She wants to be a doll in an ogre s garden An enigmatic book that seems to be re writing Madame Bovary with an eye on the paradoxes and conundrums of a modern woman Where Emma Bovary wants life to be as sweepingly lush as the romance novels she s devoured, Adele desires something far complex, something that she and we are hard pressed to identify and delineate Bored of her bourgeois lifestyle, burdened by a doctor husband she doesn t love, a son who demands things of her she find [...]


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